Monthly Archives: February 2018

Science, Silence and the Sound of Spirit

Two Poems by Jane Hirshfield   ON THE FIFTH DAY On the fifth day the scientists who studied the rivers were forbidden to speak or to study the rivers. The scientists who studied the air were told not to speak of … Continue reading

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The Problem is Civil Obedience

via Video: Matt Damon reads from Howard Zinn’s “The Problem is Civil Obedience”

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Mosaic II: A Drawing in Process

  Here are many chronological iterations of the same drawing in the few weeks I have been working on it with a few altered by the computer. I work on drawings as if I am removing layers of white with … Continue reading

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Thinking Cattywampus

Here are some random slightly askew ideas to shift your point of view and maybe your approach to life. There are so many perspectives to consider if you just pay attention. “But what I really want is to have it … Continue reading

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Heaven Is A Traffic Jam On The 405

Originally posted on synthetic zero:
I have been on the 405 many times at rush hour, and there where some days when the isolation and total lack of agency, except to inch the car forward at odd intervals, somehow relieved me of the need to … Continue reading

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